Artwork by David
Four years ago, on my 52nd birthday, I visited Florence, Italy where I was completely blown away by the Renaissance art there.
It triggered a strong desire to learn to paint so when I returned home, I found a class which taught me some of the basics of painting. This was a great first step but now I feel stuck. I’ve reached a plateau.
I’ve never forgotten how much those beautiful old paintings in Italy spoke to me, but the skills required to paint like the old masters are not taught in local classes. …